Senator Anne McEwen

Anne McEwen

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Senator for South Australia

Positions
Opposition Whip in the Senate
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3434
Fax:
(02) 6277 3425

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Ground Floor
101 Henley Beach Road
Mile End , SA, 5031

Postal address
PO Box 55
Torrensville Plaza, SA, 5031

Telephone:
(08) 8352 7477
Fax:
(08) 8234 1165
Toll Free:
1300 889 477

Connect with Anne McEwen

Email
senator.mcewen@aph.gov.au
Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_McEwen

Biography

In this section:


Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for South Australia 2004 (term began 1.7.2005) and 2010.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 12.2.08 to 4.9.08.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Library from 1.7.05 to 7.12.05; Scrutiny of Bills from 23.6.05 to 30.6.08; Senators' Interests from 1.7.05 to 11.2.08; Selection of Bills from 1.7.08 (Chair from 27.9.10 to 11.11.13); House from 26.10.10; Procedure from 12.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.05 to 11.9.06; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport from 11.9.06 to 11.2.08; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education from 11.9.06 to 11.2.08; Environment, Communications and the Arts from 12.2.08 (Chair from 12.2.08) to 14.5.09; Environment, Communications and the Arts: Legislation and References Committees from 14.5.09 to 27.9.10; Environment and Communications: Legislation Committee from 30.9.10 to 1.7.11; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 12.2.08 to 14.5.09; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation Committee from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13 and from 6.3.14 and References Committee from 12.11.13; Economics from 17.3.08 to 30.6.08; Finance and Public Administration: References Committee from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Select: Fuel and Energy from 1.7.08 to 30.8.10; Electricity Prices from 23.8.12 to 1.11.12.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 14.2.08 to 1.7.11; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 1.7.11.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, January 2006.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Canada, Germany, Singapore and USA, April 2007.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the European Institutions, April 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Mongolia, January 2011.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Deputy Government Whip in the Senate from 1.7.08 to 27.9.10.
  • Chief Government Whip in the Senate from 27.9.10 to 18.9.13.
  • Chief Opposition Whip in the Senate from 18.10.13.

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Party positions

  • Delegate, ALP State Conventions (SA) from 1996.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004, 2009 and 2011.
  • Senior Vice-President, ALP (SA) 2004.
  • President, ALP (SA) 2005.

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Personal

  • Born 3.8.1954, Adelaide, SA.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Adel).
  • Clerk and administrator prior to 1993.
  • Union organiser 1993-2002.
  • Secretary, Australian Services Union (SA and NT) 2002-05.

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Honours

  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.

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